Badger corner Hicks joins Henningsen, drafted by Denver in 7th Round

Faion Hicks

MADISON, Wis. — It’s a Badger reunion in the Mile High City. The Broncos drafted Faion Hicks in the 7th Round.

Hicks recorded 28 tackles in 11 starts last season, and lead the Badgers in pass breakups with 9. He was named honorable mention All-Big Ten in 2020.

Hicks joins fellow defensive star Matt Henningsen, who Denver selected in the 6th Round, and Badger alum Russell Wilson.